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advanced and after chris stevens was tragically killed, 30,000 libyans came out with signs saying, we love america, we love chris stevens. that's america at its best. on the mitt romney, you have this confusion, you have completely helter skelter policy. >> tomorrow at work people will be talking about it and i have to say there's nothing from the romney side that i remember but that line about we don't have as many horses in the military anymore, that sounds to me like what people are going to be saying at work tomorrow. >> well, i hope so because this is serious business. i'm not going to laugh about it. it is really serious business. we have, you know, still too many troops in afghanistan for many people's liking. we have to transition that war but we have to do it in a way that protects the sacrifice of the troops that have been there and what we need to do for our security as a platform against counterterrorism. we don't want people being able to come back into the country and plot against our country again. so we have enormous challenges. but i listen to mitt romney tonight trying to
and we want to get a question from philip. >> energy secretary steven chu has been on record three times stating it's not policy of his department to help low are gas prices. do you agree with secretary chu that this is not the job of the energy department? >> the most important thing we can do is make sure we control our own energy. so here's what i've done since i've been president. we have increased oil production to the highest levels in 16 years. natural gas production is the highest it's been in decades. we have seen increases in coal production and coal employment. but what i've also said is, we can't just produce traditional sources of energy. we've got to look to the future. that's why we doubled fuel efficiency standards on cars. that means that in the middle of the next decade any car you buy you're going to end up going twice as far on a gallon of gas. that's why we've doubled clean energy production like wind and solar and bio fuels and all these things have contributed to us lowering our oil imports to the lowest levels in 60 years. i want to build on that. and that means y
secretary, steven chu, has been on record three times stating it's not policy of his department to help lower gas prices. do you agree with secretary chu, that this is not the job of the energy department? >> the most important thing we can do is to make sure we can control our own energy. since i've been president we've increased oil production to the highest level in 16 years. natural gas production is the highest it's been in decades. we have seen increases in coal production and dol coal employm. i've always said we've got to look to the future. that's why we doubled fuel efficiencies in cars. in the next decade, any car you buy, you'll end up going twice as far on a gallon of gas. we've increased solar, wind and biofuels, contributing to us lowering our oil imports to the lowest levels in 16 years. now i want to build on that. that means, yes, we still continue to open up new areas for drilling. we continue to make it a priority for us to go after natural gas. we've got potentially 600,000 jobs and 100 years' worth of energy right beneath our feet with natural gas. we can do it in
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